It is our great pleasure to announce two additional winners of scholarships to attend the 2016 GPA National Conference in Atlanta. We send our deepest appreciation to all of our deserving scholarship applicants. · Laura Scott · Matthew Fornoff Previously announced 2016 conference scholars include: · Liz Ratchford · Debra Burns · Nancy Ellis · Karen Watkins-Watts · Rachel Smoka-Richardson … Read More

Today the Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) released its sixth annual “Grant Professionals Impact Survey.”


The GPF seeks the feedback of grant professionals in the U.S. and around the work, as the results of this survey will be used to define the significant impact grant professionals make in our world every year. The Grant Professionals Association, its affiliate organizations (GPF and the Grant Professionals Certification Institute), and the public may use the results to make … Read More

Grant Professional Foundation Awards 7 Conference Scholarships!


Grant Professional Foundation Awards the first 7 Conference Scholarships in August! It is our great pleasure to announce the following grant professionals have won scholarships to attend the 2016 GPA national Conference in Atlanta. The Foundation expects to make additional announcements later in the month. We send our deepest appreciation to all of our deserving scholarship applicants. GPA Conference Scholars … Read More

Grant Professional Foundation Awards 4 Membership Scholarships in July


It is our great pleasure to announce the following grant professionals have won scholarships for one year of GPA national membership plus one year of local chapter dues. The quality of the applications this cycle was quite high, and we send our deepest appreciation to all applicants. Membership Scholars for the first half of 2016 are… Lucien Meadows Carolyn Caldwell … Read More

GPC Exam and Conference Scholarships deadline is July 1st


The 2016 GPA Conference and GPC Exam Scholarships close, July 1! These applications are only open once a year, so get your apps in while there is still time! Want to earn your GPC, or go to the GPA Annual Conference 2016 in Atlanta? Below is the link to apply. Conference & GPC Exam Scholarship: Special thanks to our partners … Read More

Available Scholarships


PLEASE NOTE: We’re in the process of creating new application portals for all of our scholarships. This new process will make it easier for you to apply and for volunteers to select the most qualified Scholars. Look for an announcement about the scholarships soon in the GPA Grant News and GPF News! The Grant Professionals Foundation offers three types of scholarships. … Read More

GPF Silent Auction Seeks Items and Volunteers


Please consider joining the GPF Silent Auction to help advance the careers of grant professionals. GPF’s annual Silent Auction raises money that makes a difference for grant professionals nationwide. Last year, lucky auction winners went home with One-Day Disney Park Hopper passes, high quality handcrafted jewelry, free registration to the 2016 conference, and more! In 2016, this outstanding fundraising event … Read More

Prepare for the GPC Exam and Support Our Profession


The fun, upbeat In the Trenches book, Prepare for the GPC Exam: Earn Your Grant Professional Certified Credential, is on sale now! Sales of the guide will support the Grant Professionals Foundation’s scholarship programs.   The new, one-of-a-kind manual covers each of the competencies established by the Grant Professionals Certification Institute ). It includes a chapter on the writing prompt, a … Read More

Collective Value, Collective Power: Grant Professionals Impact Survey


DID YOU KNOW: The Grant Professionals Impact Survey helps us understand how grant pros make the world a better place, one grant at a time. The ground-breaking survey, created and sponsored by the Grant Professionals Foundation, analyzes the work of grant professionals who write, manage, research, develop, administer, and plan projects funded in whole or part with grant funds. The … Read More

What the GPA is All About-Thanking the Miracle Makers

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Lisa Sihvonen-Binder & Heather Stombaugh, GPC, CFRE As we get ready for the 15th annual Grant Professionals Association conference, we can’t help but think of all the amazing people who support the grant profession every day. From the GPF’s donors, founders, and volunteers to the Grant Professionals Association staff, volunteers and members, each one of them strives to strengthen and … Read More